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Data logger products and how to use them.

Retrieve and Share Stand Alone Configuration Files

Whether you simply want to transfer stand-alone settings from one data logger to another, or you’re troubleshooting a recording issue, it’s sometimes helpful to be able to retrieve your stand-alone setup configuration. In this application note, I’ll show you how to do just that. In addition, we’ll take that stand-alone configuration, and transfer the setup Read More

Stand-Alone Date/Time Stamps in Microsoft Excel

A critical component of data acquisition, date/time stamps allow you to determine the status of your device under test at a particular instant in time. How that date/time stamp is displayed, and the precision (to the nearest tenth or hundredth of a second) can be quite subjective. Some like to see the date first (mm/dd/yyyy), Read More

New Stand-alone Data Logging Features Added to the WinDaq Dashboard

The latest version of the WinDaq Dashboard includes two helpful new features to the Stand-alone data recording functionality of the DI-2108, DI-2108-P, and DI-4000 Series of data acquisition and data logger products. Record on Power Startup Use the Record on Power Startup checkbox in the Stand Alone Setup window to begin a recording session to Read More

How To Update Your DI-1100, DI-1110, DI-2108, DI-2108-P, DI-2160, DI-4108, DI-4208 or DI-4718B Firmware

Supported Instruments This post applies to the following data acquisition products DI-1100; DI-2108; DI-2108-P; DI-2160; DI-4108; DI-4208; DI-4718B; DI-4730 On occasion, especially if it’s been a while since you purchased your data logger, it may be necessary to update the firmware (low-level software embedded inside of the data logger). This article includes instructions on checking the current Read More

Making Parallel Thermocouple Measurements

The question comes up often, “Can I connect a thermocouple to your data acquisition system and a secondary device (i.e. additional monitoring equipment, a controller, etc), at the same time?” The answer is yes. It’s often convenient to make a parallel measurement when using a thermocouple to acquire temperature data, while using the same temperature Read More

Send Text Alerts Using the DI-808 Web-based Data Logger

Not only can you email data and alarm alerts using the DI-808 web-based logger, you can also send text alerts to your mobile phone or tablet. All major carriers (Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, etc.) have designated email addresses that can be used to send text messages via an outgoing mail server (email-to-sms). To send a text Read More

Microsoft Edge Bug Workaround for Model DI-808

There’s a bug in the Microsoft Edge web browser that prevents the program from working properly with DATAQ Instruments’ model DI-808 Web Data Logger. The problem manifests itself when you attempt to connect to the DI-808 using Edge with a direct connection (no router involvement) and by using the DI-808’s factory default address of http://169.254.67.83. Read More

Use the DI-808 Data Logger From the Internet

DI-808 Adaptability One of the most exciting features of the DI-808 data logger is its built-in web server. Its user interface is designed like a standard web page and embedded into the instrument. That means that any device that can open a web page can use it. Desktop, laptop, tablet, smart phone, Android, Windows, iOS, Linux, Read More

Data Logger Features Built-in Web Server

 Model DI-808 Data Logger Features an Access-anywhere Design DATAQ Instruments is proud to announce the latest addition to its product line, model DI-808 Web-based data logger. This exciting product offers a new concept in data logging with its built-in, intelligent web server. In brief, the DI-808 Web data logger can be used by any device with Read More

GL240 and GL840 E-mail Alerts

The B-568 wireless option gives Graphtec GL840 and GL240 users the ability to send an E-mail alert when an alarm condition is detected, when WiFi signal strength is weak, when the battery is low (in stand-alone mode), or when the SD memory card is nearly full. Email Alarm Notification These instructions assume that you’ve already Read More